News: Mobile Phones

Wednesday, 14 Dec 2011

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

Windows Phone SMS Attack Reportedly Reboots Device and Locks Down Messaging Hub

A Windows Phone exploit utilizing an SMS was discovered. The attack, which sends an SMS to a Windows Phone device, will supposedly reboot the device and prevents access to the Messaging hub.

Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011

BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Internet Services Might Be Banned in Indonesia

BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Internet Services Might Be Banned in Indonesia

The Indonesian Telecommunications Regulation Body (BRTI) may cease BBM and BIS services due to perceived "security issues", The Jakarta Post reports.

Android Market Web Store Gets User Review Filters

Android Market Web Store Gets User Review Filters

The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.

Sony Ericsson Arc HD (Nozomi) Live Shots Leaked

Sony Ericsson Arc HD (Nozomi) Live Shots Leaked

GSM Arena received another tip-off for Sony Ericsson's upcoming dual-core smartphone. Codenamed Nozomi, live shots of the device turned up, with some confirmed details of its specifications such as a 4.3-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Monday, 12 Dec 2011

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Available in Singapore from 17th Dec

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 Available in Singapore from 17th Dec

RIM's thinnest BlackBerry device to date, the BlackBerry Bold 9900, will have a white version available in Singapore from 17th Dec. The device will only be available through a two-year contract from either SingTel, StarHub or M1.

Android Market's Sixth Sale Day: More Apps at 10 cents

Android Market's Sixth Sale Day: More Apps at 10 cents

Part of Google's "10 Billion Downloads" promo, droid fans around the world are given the chance to buy premium apps at 10cents a pop.

Android 4.0 Spotted on Huawei Honor

Android 4.0 Spotted on Huawei Honor

The soon-to-be available Huawei Honor will be upgradeable to Google Android 4.0. And true to that, a Huawei executive posted a photo of the company's latest smartphone sporting the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS on a unit.

Saturday, 10 Dec 2011

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

webOS Lives On, Goes Open-Source

HP has decided that webOS will live on as an open-source project, with its CEO Meg Whitman mentioning that the company might produce another webOS tablet sometime in 2013.

Friday, 9 Dec 2011

Panasonic Reveals Details About Its First Global Smartphone

Panasonic Reveals Details About Its First Global Smartphone

Panasonic has unveiled more details, including photos, of the first smartphone that the company is planning to launch in Europe next spring.

Google Introduces Google Currents App

Google Introduces Google Currents App

Google announced a brand-new news reading application called Google Currents, one that is said to compete directly with popular apps like Flipboard and more, on Thursday.

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